Perhaps you missed the news… this week Microsoft and DigitalGlobe announced the latest deal inked by the two – enter the Clear30 program. The Clear30 initiative is a new agreement that expands the current relationship between Microsoft and DigitalGlobe and reflects a commitment to increase accessibility and use of high-resolution digital imagery. To collect the first ever multi- continental aerial imagery from 30 cm, the companies will use the UltraCamG, a large format digital aerial camera manufactured by Vexcel Imaging. These orthophoto mosaics (USA and Europe first) will be available through Bing Maps and through DigitalGlobe channels. See more details in the official PR
Archives for October 30, 2009
Well, finally, many more of us now have access to the new Twitter List feature (think Groups) that many “special” people on Twitter have been bragging about for the past couple of weeks. Indeed it s a cool, and needed feature, although I’m wondering where the heck has it been all this time?? Many add-on Twitter apps (TweetDeck, Seesmic etc…) have supported group functionality for a long time now enabling you to categorize people you follow into a logical group structure.
So, now what? If you haven’t seen it yet (or maybe still don’t have access) you’ll know when you do. Once you login via web client (twitter.com) you’ll notice a huge message asking if you want to create a new list. From then on its pretty simple. [Read more…] about Finally, the rest of us get Twitter Lists – an intro